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Guest blog: Taking time out to go Scroll Free

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Social media use diminishes well-being of teenage girls

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Massive rise in children's use of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram with 1 in 8 using social media for THREE HOURS a day

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Social media ‘negatively affects adolescent girls more than boys’

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Essex research shows girls using social media are unhappier

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Too much social media at age 10 may make for unhappy teen girls

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Social media negatively affects teen girls more than boys

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Calling time on a life of likes could be key to girls’ happiness

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Social media use at age 10 could reduce wellbeing of adolescent girls

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Gender differences in the associations between age trends of social media interaction and well-being among 10-15 year olds in the UK

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksPsychologyTime UseYoung PeopleWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Behaviour


Sexual orientation health inequality: evidence from Understanding Society, the UK Longitudinal Household Study

Cara L. Booker, Gerulf Rieger, Jennifer B. Unger

Drug/Alcohol AbuseDisabilityPsychologyWell BeingHealth


Health Committee. Children and young people's mental health - role of education inquiry. Written evidence from the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex (CMH0111)

Cara L. Booker, Gundi Knies

PsychologyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Screen time and young people

Cara L. Booker


Phones 'need health warnings'

Cara L. Booker


Smartphones should come with warnings, says report

Cara L. Booker


Tech companies urged to protect the young from dangers of excessive screen time

Cara L. Booker


Tech companies urged to protect young from dangers of excessive screen time

Cara L. Booker


Longitudinal associations between social website use and happiness in young people

Cara L. Booker, Amanda Sacker, Yvonne Kelly

Information And Communication TechnologiesYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 7: Results from Methodological Experiments

Annelies G. Blom, Jonathan Burton, Cara L. Booker, Alexandru Cernat, Malcolm Fairbrother


Media use, sports participation, and well-being in adolescence: cross-sectional findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Cara L. Booker, Alexandra J. Skew, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker

Information And Communication TechnologiesYoung PeopleWell BeingHealthSport


Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 6: results from methodological experiments

Nick Allum, Katrin Auspurg, Margaret Blake, Cara L. Booker, Thomas F. Crossley


Understanding alcohol consumption in a family content -conference paper abstract-

Cara L. Booker

Drug/Alcohol AbuseYoung PeopleHealth


Well-being in adolescence - an association with health-related behaviors: findings from Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Cara L. Booker, Alexandra J. Skew, Amanda Sacker, Yvonne J. Kelly

Drug/Alcohol AbuseYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Drink rethink

Cara L. Booker


Caring for the elderly

Ruth Hancock, Cara L. Booker, Marcello Morciano, Stephen Pudney


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